Clean Yar Garb! Pirate Costume Washing Tips
It's been one week since the Gasparilla Pirate Festival n' it's time to cleanyar garb! To help ye get the salt and grime out ofyar outfit Pirate Fashions has put together a Category System to helpye pick the right methods. It's best to follow the instructions on the tag, but if there be no tag here bearrr guidelines!
Category One be Dry Clean Only: Articles that fall into this chest be comprised of Corsets, Bodices, as well as Most Coats n' Items made with silk, wool, or velvet. Bring'em to a professional dry cleaner or use an at Home Cleaning Product in a Tumble Dryer.
Category Two be Hand Wash n' Light Dry: Womens Tops n Skirts, some of the Men's Skirts, Silk Bandana n Sash, Waist Coats, n' most clothes with 2 different fabrics or lining. Handwash inyar wash basin or bath tub with a mild detergent. Gently swirl n' knead the fabricsfer 2 minutes. Foryarsilks a hair conditionerbe a fine way to soften the delicate cloth. Let dry on a rack n' they'll be ready for adventure in no time.
Category Three be the Machine Wash n Cold Water n' Line Dry Category: Bloomers, Some o' the Men's Shirts, Men's Pants, Kilts, Some Women's Skirts n' Linen Sashes. It is vital ye handle this properly to avoid shrinkage. Thesebe Machine Wash COLD WATER ONLY n' LINE DRY ONLY items of clothing.Alternatively ye could purchaseyar clothing in a Large and use Category Fourfer yar drying.
Category Four be Machine Wash n' Dry: Items in this category be Linens n' Cotton Bandanas, Socks, T-Shirts n' Pre Shrunk Fabrics. Just machine wash cold and dryfer a tough, veteran look! If ye be looking for the respectable pirate look just iron or steam after drying.
If ye have questions about maintaining and cleaningyar garb- consult the Pirate Fashions website! http://bit.ly/2ks3M71